Bioethics for Beginners: 60 Cases and Cautions from the Moral Frontier of Healthcare
How far is too far? 60 cases illustrating modern bioethical dilemmas
Bioethics for Beginners maps the giant dilemmas posed by new technologies and medical choices, using 60 cases taken from our headlines, and from the worlds of medicine and science. This eminently readable book takes it one case at a time, shedding light on the social, economic and legal side of 21st century medicine while giving the reader an informed basis on which to answer personal, practical questions. Unlocking the debate behind the headlines, this book combines clear thinking with the very latest in science and medicine, enabling readers to decide for themselves exactly what the scientific future should hold.
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Meet Dr Ethics
Why Isnt There an App for That?
DocuMedical Shows Lack Reality
You Arent Dead Until Someone Tells You So
What Do We Owe the Aging?
We Will Expect More from Death Than Our Ancestors Did
The Case of the Body Snatchers
A Few Conclusions from the Terri Schiavo Case
HighTech Trouble or Double the Love?
Grave Robbing the Cradle
Cash Strapped American Fertility Docs Cry Out for Mercy
Dont Sweat the NanoSized Stuff
The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
The Merging of Man and Machine
My Eyes on You
The State Will Protect Your Health Right Up Until It Doesnt
Is the New Cigarette a Smoking Gun? Eclipse Unethical Unregulated Research
A Long Way Off
Newborn Screening with a Twist
HIV Testing Must Be Routine
A Recipe for Disaster
Pandemic Influenza Requires Trust in Government Healthcare
A Hostile Environment for Environmental Protection Documents
To Quarantine or Not to Quarantine Is That the Question?
Do No Harm Has Become Care for Yourself
Does Your Doctor Have Skeletons? Good Luck Finding Them
Medicines Dirty Laundry
Living Wills Save Money? Dude Did You Really Say That Out Loud?
The Plural of Anecdote Is Not Ambien
Eat Only Food for Thought
Breakfast for Thought
Want Fish? Ethics First Please
Dying for Food
Beware of Ideologues and Demagogues
Pharma Owns Bioethics and Other Fables
The Kevorkianization of Cloning
Not in the Bush Leagues Anymore
Professor Hurlbut Your 15 Minutes Are Up
Stem Cell Research in the California Sun
Move Slowly and Stay Cool
Science Must Slow Its Speed
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Limited preview - 2012